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York City 1-1 Barnet

Lewis Alessandra's debut goal was not enough to stop League Two strugglers York being held to a draw by Barnet.

York took the lead when Jake Hyde's shot cannoned off the right-hand post and Alessandra, on loan from Rochdale, pounced to net from 10 yards.

The visitors levelled just before half-time as John Akinde swept the ball home from James Pearson's right-wing cross.

Danny Galbraith and Luke Summerfield both tested Bees keeper Jamie Stephens but York were unable to find a winner.

The Minstermen are now seven points adrift of safety, following Hartlepool's victory over relegation-threatened rivals Dagenham & Redbridge.

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York: "We deserved to win on chances created. I felt we could have got that second goal.

They got a lift and there's was very preventable. But, in saying that, we had a number of chances.

"The difference with fight and passion compared to last week was a lot better."

Barnet manager Martin Allen told BBC Radio London: "It was always going to be a difficult game.

"I thought we looked a bit lacklustre first half, not quite up to the speed that we've been at, but in the second half I thought we played much, much better.

"I thought we had more opportunities where we perhaps could have won the game."

Line-ups

York

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Flinders
  • 27HendrieBooked at 42mins
  • 16Winfield
  • 15Cameron
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forMcEvoyat 77'minutes
  • 5Bennett
  • 8Summerfield
  • 37GalbraithSubstituted forOliverat 90'minutes
  • 19HydeSubstituted forFewsterat 66'minutes
  • 26Alessandra

Substitutes

  • 4Berrett
  • 9Oliver
  • 11Carson
  • 23Dixon
  • 24Ingham
  • 32Fewster
  • 33McEvoy

Barnet

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 21Stephens
  • 37Pearson
  • 6NelsonBooked at 75mins
  • 36Sesay
  • 3Johnson
  • 7Yiadom
  • 14Togwell
  • 16ChampionBooked at 60minsSubstituted forShomotunat 71'minutes
  • 12GambinSubstituted forBattat 87'minutes
  • 34RandallSubstituted forVilheteat 60'minutes
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 11Vilhete
  • 17Muggleton
  • 18Gash
  • 19Batt
  • 20Shomotun
  • 31McKenzie-Lyle
  • 38Roberts
Referee:
Mark Haywood
Attendance:
2,890

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home13
Away7
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, York City 1, Barnet 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, York City 1, Barnet 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Dave Winfield (York City).

  4. Post update

    (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by John Akinde.

  6. Post update

    Vadaine Oliver (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alie Sesay (Barnet).

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Vadaine Oliver (York City) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

  9. Post update

    Corner, York City. Conceded by Jamie Stephens.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, York City. Vadaine Oliver replaces Daniel Galbraith.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Barnet. Shaun Batt replaces Luke Gambin.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Femi Ilesanmi (York City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Daniel Galbraith.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Summerfield (York City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Kenneth McEvoy (York City).

  17. Post update

    Elliot Johnson (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, York City. Kenneth McEvoy replaces Michael Coulson.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  20. Booking

    Michael Nelson (Barnet) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton36247565353079
2Oxford Utd361811761352665
3Plymouth36198951321965
4Bristol Rovers361951252361662
5Accrington35179958431560
6Portsmouth361514757342359
7Leyton Orient361511105248456
8Wycombe35167123832655
9Wimbledon361411115345853
10Carlisle35131395452252
11Mansfield36149134642451
12Cambridge36149135048251
13Luton36148145049150
14Exeter361310134751-449
15Barnet36138154852-447
16Crawley36136174156-1545
17Morecambe36117185764-740
18Newport351010153949-1040
19Notts County35117174658-1240
20Yeovil36911163647-1138
21Stevenage36810184260-1834
22Hartlepool33104193655-1934
23York3669213867-2927
24Dag & Red36510213461-2725
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